(musical instruments) A concave plate of brass or bronze that produces a sharp, ringing sound when struck: played either in pairs, by striking them together, or singly by striking with a drumstick or the like.
A musical instrument used by the ancients. It is supposed to have been similar to the modern kettle drum, though perhaps smaller.
A musical instrument of brass, shaped like a circular dish or a flat plate, with a handle at the back; - used in pairs to produce a sharp ringing sound by clashing them together.
A musical instrument used by gypsies and others, made of steel wire, in a triangular form, on which are movable rings.
a percussion instrument consisting of a concave brass disk; makes a loud crashing sound when hit with a drumstick or when two are struck together
A cymbal is a common percussion instrument. Often used in pairs, cymbals consist of thin, normally round plates of various alloys.